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Guthrie, Larry F. – 1992
This paper summarizes evaluation data of at-risk student outcomes within the California State University (CSU) System in terms of student retention and academic performance. Findings concerning student retention are presented in the following areas: retention by ethnicity and by admission basis; retention by entering test performance; and the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Aptitude, Academic Persistence, Comparative Analysis
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Cross, Theodore; And Others – Journal of Blacks in Higher Education, 1995
Presents the statistical record of the progress of African Americans in institutions of higher education in the United States. Statistical indicators measure racial and educational inequality, higher education statistics in black African nations, the number of black students and scholars at colleges and universities in the United States, and the…
Descriptors: Blacks, College Students, Comparative Analysis, Demography
California State Univ., Long Beach. Office of the Chancellor. – 1983
The report is a comprehensive and descriptive reference source for California State University (CSU) administrators interested in various aspects of ethnic data. Section I is an introduction. Section II presents ethnic data drawn from the 1980 California census, discusses some of the problems in the use and interpretation of such data, and lists…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, American Indians, Asian Americans, Black Students
S., Perryman – 2002
Part 1 identifies the far-reaching changes to higher education (HE) in Great Britain during the 1990s. It shows that HE has settled into a new status quo, with a market for new graduates in 2001-02. Findings indicate that around 37 percent of 18-year-olds take part in full-time, further, or higher education; the participation rate at age 19 is now…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Career Development, Career Education, College Graduates
Scollon, Ron – 1981
Educational practice and barriers to full participation of Alaska Natives in postsecondary education were examined in an ethnographic study begun in October 1980 by the University of Alaska. Focus was on the institutional placement, organization, and functioning of gatekeeping encounters within the university, primarily the central Fairbanks…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Access to Education, Alaska Natives, College Attendance
Towles, David E.; And Others – 1993
Student-faculty contact is widely accepted as influencing retention within campus-based programs. The difficulties of implementing such contact within a distance learning environment magnify its importance as a topic for investigation. This study sought to evaluate the effect of faculty initiated contacts on student persistence within a large…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Adult Education, Comparative Analysis, Distance Education